sex education

Quickies!: Jamie Lynn Spears Is Just Like Any Other Teen

Jamie Lynn Spears gives us the finger, and parties it up. [TMZ] — We’re glad the girl is finally acting her age, but we’re a little scared about what’s in…

Carrie Wasterlain | June 9, 2009 - 9:00 pm

Sex Ed In Sign Language, She’s Good With Her Hands

You don’t have to be fluent in sign language to know what this woman is talking about: S-E-X. Good thing that not-so subtle interpreter is there! We’re picking…

Simcha | June 9, 2009 - 11:45 am

Bristol Says The Darndest Things

When Bristol Palin got knocked up at age 17, she made national headlines. We applauded her for realizing that “everyone should be abstinent or whatever but it’s not realistic at…

Carrie Wasterlain | May 20, 2009 - 6:45 pm

No More Love For Love Land Theme Park

Chinese officials have shut down China’s first sex-themed amusement park before it could open. Love Land was supposed to open this October and inspire people in China to be more…

Annika Harris | May 19, 2009 - 1:45 pm

What Happens At An Adult Theme Park?

Public discussion of sex is taboo in China, where even kissing your significant other in public is frowned upon. But the builders of an adult theme park are trying to…

Annika Harris | May 15, 2009 - 2:30 pm

Comedy Central Is Going To Educate Your Kids About Sex

Comedy Central, the network which, thanks to “The Daily Show” and “The Colbert Report,” has hijacked the news and made it relevant, entertaining, and funny, has greenlighted a…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 15, 2009 - 1:00 pm

Meghan McCain Thinks The GOP Doesn’t Understand Sex

Daily Beast columnist Meghan McCain is like an unpredictable lover. Sometimes her columns hit the spot. Others leave me utterly unfulfilled. When she ably took down Laura Ingraham for making…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 8, 2009 - 3:00 pm

Sex Ed Through Text Messaging

If you take a shower before you have sex, are you less likely to get pregnant? Does a normal penis have wrinkles? If my BF doesn’t like me to be…

Annika Harris | May 4, 2009 - 3:30 pm

U.S. Teen Birth Rate Up Again

President Barack Obama has been in office for more than 50 days, but the impact of the previous eight years is still leaving an impression. According to a new report…

Annika Harris | March 19, 2009 - 7:00 pm

Quickies!: Another Naylin’ Paylin Clip!

Whee! Another “Naylin’ Paylin” clip! Looks high quality huh? [The Daily Beast]
Izzie will start seeing the deceased Denny again on “Grey’s Anatomy.” [EW.com]
Tragic news — the mother and…

Annika Harris | October 24, 2008 - 7:00 pm

Quickies!: Ali & Lindsay Lohan May Shack Up?

Lindsay Lohan might have Ali Lohan move in with her because she’s such a good influence now. [Celebslam]
Celebrity moles. Sweet. [Lemondrop]
Sex education is necessary because the average person…

Leigh Raines | September 12, 2008 - 7:00 pm

Debate This: Should Bristol Palin’s Pregnancy Be Off Limits?

The sudden pregnancy of Bristol Palin is a touchy issue that the media has their paws all over. When John McCain announced that Sarah Palin was his running mate late…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 4, 2008 - 3:45 pm

Birth Control Makes You Sterile And Other Lies!

At first glance, Pam Stenzel seems like a pretty good sex educator. As Feministing pointed out, she’s got the cool, hip aunt vibe down pat, making her seem…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 5, 2008 - 6:00 pm

The Daily Squeeze: Diabetes And Pregnancy, Having What You Want, And Teens And Sex Ed

More women are entering their reproductive years with diabetes, and pre-existing diabetes is more likely to lead to miscarriages, stillbirths, and babies with birth defects due to elevated blood sugar…

Catherine Strawn | April 29, 2008 - 11:30 am

STD Prevention Factoid!

Drinking a cap-full of bleach will not stop the spread of HIV/AIDS. It will, however, turn your insides into mulch. Guess they didn’t teach teens in Florida that in abstinence…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 8, 2008 - 11:00 am

Teaching Kids About Safe Sex Doesn’t Make Them Go Out And Hump Like Rabbits

In today’s “Like, duh?” news, a new study suggests that teaching teens about safe sex not only might lead to less teen pregnancy, but also does not increase the number…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 21, 2008 - 11:30 am

Twenty-Five Percent Of Teen Girls Have A Zac Efron Poster & An STD

Some good news before we sit down with a bowl of popcorn, a bottle of wine, and that Tivo’d episode of High School Confidential — one in four teens girls…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 11, 2008 - 5:15 pm

Reading, Writing, and Reproduction

Kindergarten is all about learning the basics — from the alphabet to addition. With that in mind, lawmakers in the United Kingdom are exploring whether sex should also be included…

Simcha | February 26, 2008 - 7:00 pm

The Bush Administration Spanks Washington State For Teaching Sex Education

So, the whole issue of government funded abstinence-only education is a confusing one, but we’re here to give you the low-down. Basically, the Bush Administration, in an attempt to offset…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 26, 2007 - 4:00 pm

Breaking News: Abstinence-Ed Doesn’t Work!

There’s a news story to support the headline above nearly everyday, but the latest has the most expansive evidence that abstinence-only education does not affect sexual behavior in teenagers. The…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 5, 2007 - 7:12 pm
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